October 10, 2018

Children around the country are coming down with a strange illness that has polio-like symptoms. Acute Flaccid Myelitis starts like the flu or cold, but then the symptoms become much more severe. According to the CDC, Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) is a rare condition. It affects a person’s nervous system, specifically the spinal cord. AFM or neurologic conditions like it have a variety of causes such as viruses, environmental toxins, and genetic disorders. The CDC says there are 38 confirmed… Read more

October 10, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court over the weekend. Brett’s nomination and confirmation set off a tidal wave of protests around the country. Three women came forward to accuse Kavanaugh of sexual assault. Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, Julie Swetnick, and Deborah Ramirez all shared similar stories of assault and harassment they endured from Kavanaugh in high school and college. Despite the evidence against him, the U.S. Senate confirmed Kavanaugh in a narrow vote of 48 to 50…. Read more

October 9, 2018

Once upon a time, I tried to be a mommy blogger. I wrote stories about raising my son. People followed our journey. Our story was compelling because my son was born with numerous illnesses. We had support from all over the world. Eagerly I shared stories about our life with the world. My stories and blog became relatively well known, and suddenly I amassed thousands of followers. However, I learned quickly that mommy blogging was making me a monster and… Read more

October 9, 2018

Kyrie Irving of the Boston Celtics made waves earlier this year when he admitted he believed in numerous conspiracy theories. In a podcast with teammates in January 2018, Irving admitted to being a flat-earther. The media went wild with Irving’s statements. Irving admitted he learned about the Earth being flat, chemtrails, and other conspiracies on Instagram. Last week at an event for Forbes Under 30 summit, Irving apologized for the comments. Irving’s statements appeared on the podcast Road Trippin’ at… Read more

October 9, 2018

A Michigan court sentenced a woman for defrauding more than 400 people after lying about having stage 4 breast cancer. Candace Streng of Brighton, Michigan started the scam in 2015. Streng told friends and family via Facebook that she had stage 4 breast cancer. In 2017, she posted that new treatments for her cancer were available, but insurance would not cover the procedures. Friends and family set up a GoFundMe and held a benefit for her. The fundraising efforts lead to… Read more

October 8, 2018

Now and then Reddit gives me a little gem that I have to share. Today as I was perusing the “confessions” subreddit, I found a confession from a pastor. The Username UPoopinPastor told the group about the first sermon he ever gave to his church. His admission is stinky, foul, and will make you laugh. According to the user, the first time he went to give a sermon he was nervous. He said that he got “nervous diarrhea,”  right as… Read more

October 8, 2018

In a new sermon uploaded to Cornerstone Church’s YouTube channel, Pastor Andrew Rappaport makes a startling claim to his congregation. The video titled, “Witnessing to LGBTQM+,” Andrew gives his followers instructions on how to talk to people that identify as a part of the LGBTQ. Evangelicalizing to “convert” the gay out of people is nothing new for Christians. However, Andrew asserts that Minor-Attracted People (MAP) or pedophiles are a part of the community. What Andrew fails to realize is that… Read more

October 8, 2018

A court sentenced a Florida mother to 12 years in prison for poisoning her infant daughter. Shauna Taylor, of Macclenny, Florida, gave birth to the infant in November 2012. By winter 2013, she took the girl to the hospital three separate times. Doctors say Taylor exaggerated and falsified symptoms of the girl. During the third visit, the baby went into liver failure for unexplained reasons. Through an investigation, Doctors and authorities learned she had Munchausen-by-proxy. When Taylor gave birth to… Read more

October 8, 2018

  A woman in the Netherlands shared a disgusting story on Motherboard Netherlands. Naturally, we wanted to share the story with you. We have written about crazy cures for diseases, salves that burn the skin and drinking urine for health purposes. This story takes the cake. Gwen Van Der Zwan shared her story of making blood sausage with her own blood. The story has so many things wrong with it, and we will happily break all of that down for… Read more

October 7, 2018

  Many people diagnosed with cancer seek out alternative therapies to cure or treat the disease. As a result, there are numerous “products” pushed as cures or treatments for cancer. One woman in the United Kingdom, Kerri Parker told The Mirror, she plans to use CBD oil to treat her disease. Parker is a former Playboy model who had surgery to remove a brain tumor five years ago. Recently, doctors told her that cancer has returned in her brain. She… Read more

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